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Princess of Asturias Awards 10/19/2017
Representations of Laureate Organizations at the Awards Ceremony
The Laureates for the 2017 Princess of Asturias Awards, whose Awards Ceremony will take place on 20th October in the Campoamor Theatre, Oviedo, will begin arriving in the Principality on Saturday 14th. The members of Les Luthiers, Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, will be the first to do so.
In addition to featuring in different cultural events throughout the week, this year’s Laureates will hold several meetings with the press, as detailed below.
The European Union, Princess of Asturias Award for Concord, will be represented by Antonio Tajani, European Parliament President, Jean Claude Juncker, European Commission President, and Donald Tusk, European Council President.
The award conferred on The Hispanic Society of America (HSA), Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, will be received by Philippe de Montebello, Chairman of the Board of the HSA, and Mitchell Codding, its Executive Director and President.
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, joint Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research together with Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish, will be represented by Laura Cadonati.
The All Blacks, Princess of Asturias Award for Sports, will be represented by Executive Director Steve Tew, who will be accompanied by players Grant Fox, Keven Mealamu, Conrad Smith, Israel Dagg and Jordie Barrett.
INFORMATION OF INTEREST:
- Programme subject to change. Updated information at: http://www.fpa.es
- Arrival times at the Reconquista Hotel are approximate.
- All press conferences will be held in the Reconquista Hotel’s screening room (“Salón de Proyecciones”), the entrance to which is in Calle Arquitecto Reguera.
- Graphic material on the arrival of the Laureates will be available in the Online Press Room (OPR) on the www.fpa.es website.
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